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The winter holidays bring traditions from at least half a dozen world cultures, blended over centuries. Evergreen trees have long been decorated with fruit, berries, candles and paper flowers to honor and ensure the continuation of the seasons.
The Fruit of Fire Cherries (Prunus avium, P. cerasus) are members of the Rosaceae (Rose) Family, and relatives of apples and strawberries. The species name, avium means “for the birds”. Cherries are native to Eurasia. In ancient Greece, cherries were recommended in treating epilepsy. In the 1920’s, American doctors suggested black cherries for kidney stones […]
The number one water intensive crop in the U.S. is lawn grass. Americans currently spend billions of dollars, millions of gallons of gasoline, and countless hours to maintain the dream of the well kept lawn. Manicured lawns have become an opportunity for rivalry between neighbors and an example of man’s domination over nature. As I […]
Raspberries (Rubus species) Raspberries are members of the Rose family in which apples, peaches, plums and strawberries are also included. Technically, raspberries are not a true fruit, but a cluster of druplets surrounded by many small round seeded fruits. Raspberries are a perennial with 5 petaled cream colored flowers and irregular toothed leaves. The stems […]berries, ellagic acid, fruit, raspberry, red, rose family, summer, vitamin c
After a long cold winter, its hard to imagine we would be bothered by heat. Summer is the season of growth and maturation when sunlight brings the abundance of flowers and fruit. Summer correlates to the Fire Element and is the most yang, masculine and active of seasons. The Fire Element corresponds to The heart, […]cool, cool down, cooling foods, heat, herbs, hot, hot weather, tea
In the color spectrum, green is at the center of the rainbow. Green the represents balance, healing, emotional stability, love, peace and rejuvenation, according to color therapists. Green foods are power packed with nutrients, energizing, detoxifying, rebuilding and immune strengthening. As green foods grow, they provide oxygen for people and the planet. Green foods are […]
Our three sources of oxygen, food, water and air are polluted and bound with toxins. As these sources become deoxygenated, they become breeding grounds for anaerobic bacteria. All forms of pollution starve our bodies of oxygen. Environmental illness, though currently a rare disorder is thought to be a forerunner of what many will experience in […]
Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is one of the earliest cultivated vegetables, first grown over 4,000 years ago. This member of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family is a relative to cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, arugula, turnip, radish, and rutabaga. The English word cabbage is derived from the French term caboche, meaning “head, ” (as in head of cabbage). […]cabbage, immune, probiotic, raw, vegan, vegetarian